Eastern Ontario nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards
Tuesday, October 28th 2008 10:29:38am
(North Bay, Ontario) Wood WORKS! is pleased to announce the nominees for the 8th Annual Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards. The 2008 awards will be presented during the 8th Annual Awards Gala in Toronto on Wednesday, November 12, in the Cohen Ballroom at the Toronto Congress Centre (award presentation at 6:30 pm).
The Wood WORKS! Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in Ontario's wood-based construction and design, recognizing people and organizations dedicated to pioneering and preserving the use of wood.
Nominees from Eastern Ontario include:
White Water Village (Foresters Falls)
Beechwood National Memorial Centre (Ottawa)
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Headquarters (Ottawa)
Renfrew County Courthouse Renovation and Addition (Pembroke)
Working with the design community, Wood WORKS! connects pr
actitioners with resources related to the use of wood in commercial construction, assists in product sourcing, and facilitates the delivery of education and training. The project's mandate is to work toward changing attitudes and perceptions about wood use by communicating its attributes as a sustainable, cost-effective and innovative material (See www.wood-works.org for more information).
Wood WORKS! is an industry led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council.
For additional information on the Awards program, the 2008 nominees, and digital photos of nominated projects, please contact:
Sarah Hicks, shicks (at)wood-works.ca, 705-796-3381
Don Huff, huffd (at) huffstrategy.com or 416-972-7404
Please note – RSVP’s for media credentials and dinner arrangements are preffered, please confirm attendance with Sarah Hicks.
Wood WORKS! is a national, industry-led initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Wood Council and industry partners to promote the increased use of wood in commercial, industrial and institutional construction. www.wood-works.org